The Daily Star – Bangladesh – Bangladesh ODI captain Mashrafe Bin Mortaza posted a meaningful message on his facebook account comparing the Tigresses’ T20 Asia Cup win against India to Bangladesh’s historic victory in the 1997 ICC Trophy.

Summary

  • Bangladesh ODI captain Mashrafe Bin Mortaza posted a meaningful message on his facebook account comparing the Tigresses’ T20 Asia Cup win against India to Bangladesh’s historic victory in the 1997 ICC Trophy.
  • It was a historic moment for Bangladesh when Hasibul Hossain Shanto and Khaled Masud ran hard for the winning runs a in the final against Kenya in 1997 and the now Bangladesh ODI skipper felt that the Tigresses’ victory against six-time Asia Cup champions India will have a similar impact upon cricket in Bangladesh.
  • He recounted how Bangladesh’s victory in 1997 inspired him to play cricket.
  • Salma Khatun and Jahanara Alam ran hard to complete a tight double to take Tigers to victory yesterdat and the Tigers’ skipper felt that it was another watershed moment in Bangladesh cricket.
  • After watching Salma and Jahanara’s sprint in 2018, a lot more from Bangladesh will be waiting to make their run.


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